18 Brumaire: A Bibliography of works in English, November 2019

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Anon. [but Michaud, Joseph François], France, after the Revolution of Bonaparte, on the Eighth of November, 1799, Hastily translated from a French Pamphlet, entitled ‘Les adieux à Bonaparte’, London: J. WRIGHT, Piccadilly, 1800, online here

Bainville, Jacques, Napoleon, (trans. Hamish Miles), Boston: Little, Brown, and company, 1933, “Brumaire”

Bonaparte, Lucien, Memoirs of the Private and Political Life of Lucien Bonaparte: Prince of Canino, London: H. Colburn, 1818, Volume 1, pp. 66-139, online here

Broers, Michael, Napoleon, Soldier of destiny, London: Faber and Faber, 2014, Chapter 6, “In a sinister fog: Seizing Office: the Coup of Brumaire, Autumn 1799”.

Cousins d’Avallon, Charles-Yves, Life of Bonaparte, First Consul of France, From his birth to the Peace of Luneville, […] Translated from the French, London: G. and J. Robinson, 1802, Chapters XXIV and XXV, “Transactions of the 18th Brumaire” and “Transactions of the 19th Brumaire”, online here

Crook, Malcolm, The Myth of the 18 Brumaire, 1999, online here

Englund, Steven, Napoleon, a political life, New York, Scribner, 2004, Book II, part VII, “Power (I) Taking it (Brumaire)”

Goodspeed, Donald, Bayonets at St Cloud: the story of the 18th Brumaire, London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1965

Goodspeed, Donald, Napoleon’s Eighty Days, Boston: Houghton and Mifflin, 1965

Guenniffey, Patrice, Bonaparte, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, Part Five: Crossing the Rubicon: 1799, 21. “The Conspiracy”, 22. “Brumaire”

Williams, Helen Maria, Sketches of the state of manners and opinions in the French Republic, towards the close of the eighteenth century in a series of letters, London: G. G. and J. Robinson, 1801, vol. II, Letters XXIII and XXIV, “Revolution of the 19th of Brumaire” online here

See also :

Newberry French Pamphlet Collection, a selection of pamphlets online in French dated “1799”

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